FI urges the UN Human Rights Committee to evaluate Canada’s policies related to its mining industry abroad and the negative environmental and human rights impacts inflicted on communities across Latin America.
Peru: UN recognized Modern Day Slavery and Lack of Access to Birth Registration as Racial Discrimination
Madre de Dios is a department in the Peruvian Amazon that is known for its abundant biodiversity and also for its mineral resources. Illegal gold mining in Madre de Dios has led not only to grave environmental destruction but has also contributed to and ...
The Workshop took place in Bolivia from July 15 - 17, 2014
The applause by the NGOs and representatives of victims marked the historical adoption of the UN Human Rights Council resolution, elaborating an international legally binding instrument on business and human rights. After intense negotiation among members ...
During the celebrations of its 25th anniversary, Franciscans International organized a high-level panel discussion on 21st March 2014 at the Palais de Nations.